Patrizio Di Massimo
1983, Jesi, Italy

Lives and works in London, UK

Solo Exhibitions:

2016 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Vitrine’, NICC, Brussels (upcoming)
2015 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Nipson anomemata me monan opsin, Monteverdi Gallery, Castiglioncello del Trinoro
2014 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Are Ere Ire’, T293, Rome
2014 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Soft Corners Lining White’, Rowing, London
2014 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Me, Mum, Mister, Mad’, Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon
2013 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Monologue for two’, Fiorucci Art Trust (performance)
2013 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Inside Me’, Present Future, Artissima, Turin (performance)
2013 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, The Lustfult Turk’, Gasworks, London
2013 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Monologue for two’, MdP1, Milan (performance)
2012 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, The Lustful Turk’, Villa Medici, Rome
2012 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, I want to live like this’, T293, Rome
2012 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Buzzi’s Turandot (in the form of notes)’, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (performance)
2011 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Modus Operandi’, White Fish Tank, Ancona
2010 ’Patrizio Di Massimo, The Negus said: Give me the lion keep the stele!’, Art 41 Basel, Art Statements, with T293
2010 ’Patrizio Di Massimo, Col Sole in Fronte’, T293, Naples
2009 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Zilkha Auditorium1, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
2008 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Italian Wave’, Artissima 15, Turin

Group Exhibitions and performances:

2016 ‘Artisti per Frescobaldi’, Galleria d’Arte Moderna (GAM), Milan (upcoming)
2016 ‘Prediction’, MendesWood DM, Sao Paolo (upcoming)
2016 ‘Mundus Muliebris’, CURA Basement, Rome
2015 ‘Ennesima, Una mostra di sette mostre sull’arte Italiana’, Triennale di Milano
2015 ‘The Ultimate Vessel’, Koppe Astner, Glasgow
2015 ‘Impossible Love’, Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Wien
2015 ‘Movi(e)ing Museum’, Aurora Museum, Shanghai
2015 ‘Signori prego si accomodino’, Studio Casa Scatturin, Carlo Scarpa, Venice
2015 ‘I am here but you have gone’, Fiorucci Art Trust, London
2015 ‘Natural Beginners’, La Rouvraie, Paris
2014 ‘Diamanti’, Careof DOCVA, La Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan
2014 ‘GLITCH. Interferenze tra arte e cinema’, PAC, Milan
2014 ‘Anatomy of Anxieties’, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong
2014 ‘Domesticity V’, Lucie Fontaine’s Kayu, Bali
2014 ‘Tra storia e memoria’, Sotterranei di Rocca Costanza, Pesaro
2014 ‘Don’t You Know Who I Am? – Art after Identity Politics’, M HKA, Antwerp
2014 ‘Ritratto dell’artista da giovane’, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli
2014 ‘Camel Blues’, Kinman, London
2014 ‘Little Messages for Modern Shut-Ins’, Aran Cravey, Los Angeles
2014 ‘A Venus do Ébano’, Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro
2013 ‘From script to reading to exhibition to performance to print’, Rowing, London
2013 ‘Le Ragioni della Pittura. Esiti e prospettive di un medium’, Fondazione Malvina Menegaz per le Arti e le Culture, Castelbasso
2013 ‘Souvenir’, organized by Lucie Fontaine, Galerie Perrotin, Paris (upcoming)
2013 ‘The 338 Hour Cineclub’, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
2013 ‘De Puristes et de Fauves’, Shanaynay, Paris
2013 ‘It May Be That Beauty Has Strengthened Our Resolve’, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
2013 ‘A House of Leaves. Third Movement’, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
2012 ‘D’après Giorgio’, Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico, Rome
2012 ‘Man among the ruins’, TEOR/èTICA, San José
2012 ‘Fuoriclasse’, GAM, Milan
2012 ‘La storia che non ho vissuto (testimone indiretto)’, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli
2012 ‘Estate’, Marianne Boensky Gallery, New York
2012 ‘Prospettive Italiane’, Palazzo Borghese, Roma
2012 ‘Maison Opera’, La Commun, Bac Batiment, Geneva
2012 ‘Rituals without myth’, Royal College of Art, London
2012 ‘Premio Italia 2012’, Maxxi, Rome
2011 ‘Essere Italiano’, Musei Civici di Palazzo Buonaccorsi, Macerata
2011 ‘One caption hides another’, Betansalon, Paris
2011 ‘Hantologie des colonies’, Kiasma International, Paris
2011 ‘Ceci n’est pas du cinema’, Castello di Rivoli e Museo Nazionale del cinema, Torino
2011 ‘Para/Site Open 2011’, ParaSite, Hong Kong
2011 ‘Il Bel Paese dell’Arte’, Gamec, Bergamo
2011 ‘Alighiero e Boetti day’, Teatro Regio, Torino
2011 ‘Prague Biennale 5’, Prague
2011 ‘Tous cannibales’, Me Collectors Room, Berlin
2011 ‘Tous cannibales’, Mason Rouge, Paris
2011 ‘Talenti emergenti’, Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze
2011 ‘ Matter of action’, O’Artoteca, Milan
2011 ‘Italian Video Today: Social and Individual Identity’, Crane Arts, Philadelphia
2010 ‘See reason’, Stedelik Bureau Museum of Amsterdam
2010 ‘Se vuoi che questa storia continui…’ Neon Campobase, Bologna
2010 ‘More Pricks than Kicks’, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
2010 ’SI – Sindrome Italiana’, Magasin, Grenoble
2010 ‘VideoReport Italia 2008/2009’, Galleria Civica di Monfalcone, Monfalcone
2010 ’Evading Customs’ Le Dictateur, Milan
2010 ‘Let us compare with mythologies’, Witte de With, Rotterdam
2010 ‘You, We + Ablo’, Rotonda della Besana, Milan
2010 ‘Low Decò’, FAI Villa Necchi Campiglio, Milan
2010 ‘21×21: 21 artisti per il 21° secolo’, Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation, Turin
2010 ‘A Performance Cycle’, Nomas Foundation, Rome
2010 ‘Art in the auditiorium’, Foundation Proa, Buenos Aires
2010 ‘Tristes Tropiques’, The Barber Shop and Novo Museo Tropical, Lisboa
2010 ‘Tutta la memoria del mondo’, Gam, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin
2009 ‘Disegni Europei’, Galleria OREDARIA Arti, Rome
2009 ‘Hypnotic Show’, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris
2009 ‘Hypnotic Show’, Kunstverein, Amsterdam
2009 ‘The object of the attack’, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
2009 ‘Art in the Auditorium’, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo
2009 ‘Degree Show’, Slade School of Art, London
2009 ‘Playlist’, Neon campobase, Bologna
2009 ‘Video!’, Henie Onstad Art Centre, Hovikodden
2009 ‘Eppur si muove’, Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation, Guarene
2009 ‘Desiring Necessities’, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
2009 ‘Documents’, Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’arte, Turin
2009 ‘Senza rete’, Complesso di S. Spirito in Sassia, Rome
2008 ‘…Cast the first stone’, Chert Gallery, Berlin
2008 ‘Flux capacitator’, Extraspazio Gallery, Rome
2008 ‘The Interim Show’, Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square
2008 ‘One of this things is not like the other things’, Unosunove, Rome
2008 ‘The shortest short story ever written…’, Form Content Project Space, London
2008 ‘I desired what you were, I need what you are’, Maze Gallery, Turin
2006 ‘Salon Primo’, Museo della Permanente, Milan
2004 ‘Arrivederci e grazie’, Viafarini, Milan

Curated exhibitions:

2010 More Pricks Than Kicks, David Roberts Art Foundation, London

Awards:

2016 Selected as finalist for ‘Artisti per Frescobaldi’ (upcoming)
2012 Selected as a finalist for Premio Italia 2012, MAXXI, Rome
2008 Artegiovane, Turin and Milan, special mention

Panels and lectures:

2013 ‘Patrizio Di Massimo, Playback’, Royal College of Art, London
2013 ‘The Lustful Turk’, Gasworks, London, with Alessandro Rabottini and Robert Leckie
2013 ‘Playback’, Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan, organized by Laura Cherubini, Cloe Piccoli
2012 ‘Ritual without Myth’, Royal College of Art, London, with Anders Kreuger
2011 ‘Viaggio in Italia’, MiArt art fair, Milan
2011 ‘Orestiade Africana and other stories’, Stedelijk Museum Bureau of Amsterdam, with Cosmin Costinas

Education:

2007/2009 MA Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK
2003/2007 Undergraduate Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan, IT

Residencies:

2012 ‘Stipendium Kunstzeitraum’, Munich
2009/2011 ‘De Ateliers’, Amsterdam
2010 ‘Sommerakademie’, Centre Paul Klee, Bern
2009 ‘Fondazione Banna Spinola per l’Arte’, Banna di Poirino

Bibliography:

Cookie & Luz, Rabottini Alessandro, Folkerts Hendrik, Guerrero Inti, Di Massimo Patrizio, ‘FOCUS #2: Patrizio Di Massimo’, Cookie & Luz.com, December 2012
Guaglianone Pericle, ‘Arte e lussuria valgono bene una (doppia) mostra. Patrizio Di Massimo a Roma’, Artribune, December 9, 2012
Pancotto Pier Paolo, ‘Un turco a Villa Medici’, Il Messaggero, December 3, 2012, p. 20
Bixio Maria Letizia, ‘Il Turco Lussurioso’, Insideart, November 26, 2012
Beccaria Marcella, ‘Patrizio Di Massimo. Nelle pieghe del passato’, brochure published on the occasion of the exhibition ‘La storia che non ho vissuto (testimone indiretto)’, Castello di Rivoli, September 15 – November 18, 2012, p. 9
Poli Francesco, ‘Dal Negus a Moro la storia si fa arte’, La Stampa.it, September 24, 2012
‘The Best Of…’ (mentioned by Laura Cherubini), Flash Art, n. 304, July August September 2012, pp. 40 – 42
Guerrieri Flavia, ‘Premio Italia Arte Contemporanea 2012: Paci & Di Massimo’, Pensieri di Cartapesta.it, May 31, 2012
Tenaglia Francesco, ‘Stato dell’Arte / Patrizio Di Massimo’, Blow Up, Issue 168, May 2012, pp.16 – 17
Nobile Mino Emanuela, ‘Premio Italia Maxxi’, Flash Art, n. 301, April 2012, p. 21
Stanton Elizabeth, ‘Patrizio Di Massimo’, Catalogue of the exhibition ‘Ritual without Myth’, ArtQuarters Press, London, March 2012, pp. 51 – 53
Trincia Daniela, ‘MAXXI, Premio Italia Arte Contemporanea: Andreotta Calò, Di Massimo, Paci e Trevisani’, Art a part of cult(ure), February 20, 2012
Rinaldi Maddalena, ‘MAXXI Premio Italia arte contemporanea, la parola agli artisti’, ArsKey Magazine, February 14, 2012
Colonnelli Lauretta, ‘Arte al luna park’, Corriere della Sera, February 5, 2012, p. 15
Schifano Sara, ‘Italian Contemporary Art Prize 2012/Patrizio Di Massimo’, cura. magazine, February 1, 2012
De Sanctis Linda, ‘Quattro giovani artisti rilettono sul tempo’, La Repubblica, January 27, 2012, p. 23
Bordignon Elena, ‘Patrizio Di Massimo. Intervista a uno dei finalisti del Premio Italia Arte Contemporanea | MAXXI – Roma’, Vogue.it, January 20, 2012
Spreafico Anna Maria, ‘Patrizio Di Massimo’, Catalogo della mostra ‘IL BEL PAESE DELL’ARTE. Etiche ed Estetiche della Nazione’, Nomos Edizioni, Busto Arsizio, September 2011, pp. 218 and 244
Gradassi Gloria, ‘Patrizio Di Massimo’, Flash Art Italia, May, 2011, p. 93, n. 293
Zwingenberger Jeanette, ‘Tous Cannibales – Patrizio Di Massimo’, Artpress, n. 20, p. 68, February, 2011
‘Performance cycle’, curated by Cecilia Canziani e Ilaria Gianni, Nomas Foundation, Catalogue, Ed. Nero Magazine, Rome, 2011
Di Massimo Patrizio, ‘Patrizio Di Massimo – The Negus Said: Give me the lion, keep the stele’, Shifter: Rethinking Marxism, n. 17,p. 34 – 37, May, 2011
‘Al via la II edizione del Premio Italia Arte Contemporanea’, Exibart.com, March 30, 2011
Geldrand Rebecca, ‘Patrizio Di Massimo’, MAP Magazine, issue number 24, p 26 – 27
‘Performance cycle’, Nomas Foundation, Catalogue
‘Evading Customs Milan’, Curated by Guia Cortassa and Barbara Meneghel, Catalogue, Milan, p. 29‐39
‘Low Decò’, Curated by A. Rabottini, Catalogue, Villa Necchi Campiglio, Ed. Kaleidoscope Press, Milan, p.30 ‐37
Marino Fuani, ‘Patrizio Di Massimo’, Flash Art, 2010, p. 94
‘21×21: 21 artisti per il 21° secolo’, curated by F. Bonami, Catalogue, Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation, Ed. SRR Press & SIPI spa, Turin, p. 114 ‐ 120
Rossetti Carla, Exibart.com, April, 20, 2010
Obrist Ulrich Hans, ‘Mor(t)al landscape’, Kaleidoscope Magazine, April – May, 2010, p. 30 – 33 Caragliano Renata e Cervasio Stella, ‘Provocazioni per bianco e nero su video’, La Repubblica, April, 2010
Arena Francesco e Di Massimo Patrizio, ‘Introducing Francesco Arena e Patrizio Di Massimo’, Mousse Magazine, aprile, n. 23, 2010
Morzone Annalisa, ‘Tutta la memoria del mondo alla Gam di Torino’, sullarte.it, March, 2010 Riba Stefano,
‘Tutta la memoria del mondo’, Exibart.com, March 2010 Masoero Ada,
‘Ritratto d’Italia in una piccola Babele’, Il sole 24 ore, March 2010
Di Massimo Patrizio, ‘Trofeo Vivo, Trofeo Morto’ Nero Magazine, Winter 2010, n, 22
Volpato Elena, ‘The Witness, Tutta la memoria del Mondo’, Catalogue, GAM Underground Project, Archive Books, 2010
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Alessandro, ‘An immense bluff, The Italian artist Patrizio Di Massimo journey to Libya’, Kaleidoscope, Summer, 2009, n. 2, p. 126 ‐ 129
Chiodi Stefano, Gianni Ilaria, Menegoi Simone, ‘Speciale Arte Italiana’, Lo Specchio, La Stampa, June, 2009
Bracewell Michael, Gianni Ilaria, ‘Desiring Necessities’, Catalogue, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, 2009
Guerrero Inti, Klering Julia, Vermortel Pieternel, ‘Eppur si muove’, Catalogue of the exhibition, 2009
‘Younger than Jesus: Artist Directory’, Phaidon, May, 2009, London
Tagliaferro Marco, ‘Il Ramo d’oro’, Flash Art Italia, April ‐ May 2009, n. 275
Gianni Ilaria, ‘Ouverture: Patrizio Di Massimo’, Flash Art Italia, April ‐ May 2009, n. 275
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Pubblications:

Patrizio Di Massimo, ‘The Lustful Turk’, Self production, 2013
Patrizio Di Massimo, ‘Una Turandiade Buzziana (in forma di note)’, Koenig Books, 2012
Patrizio Di Massimo, ‘The Negus said: Give me the lion, keep the stele!’, Rethinking Marxism, Volume 23
Patrizio Di Massimo, ‘The Negus said: Give me the lion, keep the stele!’, Shifter Magazine, n.17
Patrizio Di Massimo, ‘Trofeo Vivo, trofeo morto’, Nero Magazine, Winter 2010
Patrizio Di Massimo, ‘Rhetoric, The figurative meaning of the word and the orth seeking’, Catalogue ‘Tutta la Memoria del Mondo’, GAM Underground Project, Archive Book, 2010
Patrizio Di Massimo, ‘Orientalismo Italiano’, Flash Art Italia, n. 277